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  490.080.  Judicial notice to be taken. — Every court of this state shall take judicial notice of the common law and statutes of every state, territory and other jurisdiction of the United States.

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(L. 1949 p. 318 § 2)

CROSS REFERENCE:

Foreign law, judicial notice taken, when pleaded, RSMo 509.220

(1951) Courts take judicial notice of the statutes and judicial decisions of sister states. Hughes Prov. Co. v. LaMear Poultry & Egg Co. (A.), 242 S.W.2d 285.

(1956) Where automobile and street car collision occurred in Kansas and law of Kansas was pleaded, such law governed the substantive rights of the parties. Wilson v. K. C. Pub.  Serv. Co. (Mo.), 291 S.W.2d 110.

(1957) Air traffic rules of federal Civil Aeronautics Board held properly considered in determining negligence but violation thereof is not negligence as matter of law. Court indicated judicial notice might be taken of such rules and that trial court had discretion to permit reading same in evidence.  Hough v. Rapidair Inc. (Mo.), 298 S.W.2d 378.


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